Residency

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Emergency Medicine Residency Program
July 2014-Present
Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

Education

University of Queensland School of Medicine
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
January 2010-December 2013
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia / New Orleans, Louisiana
● Graduated from the University of Queensland School of
Medicine-Ochsner Clinical School.
○ January 2010-December 2011: Didactic training at the
University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia
○ January 2012-December 2013: Clinical rotations at
Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, Louisiana
McGill University
Bachelor of Science
September 2004-December 2008
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
● Graduated from McGill University with a major in human
physiology and a minor in world religions.

Leadership

Emergency Medicine Interest Group / Vice President
January 2012 – December 2013, New Orleans, LA
Served as vice president of the University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical
School Emergency Medicine Interest Group. Organized journal clubs, guest
speakers, and educational tutorials for medical students interested in
emergency medicine.
Right To Play/ Vice President
August 2006 – December 2008, Montreal, QC
Planned fundraising events and educational activities for the McGill
University chapter of the organization Right To Play, a non-governmental
organization that uses sport and play as tools for education and health on
an international scale.
McGill Men’s Lacrosse / Captain
January 2007 – December 2008, Montreal, QC
Elected by teammates and coaching staff to serve as a captain of the McGill
Men’s Lacrosse team.

Research Experience/Lectures

Research
● Effects of a fitness program on Ochsner employees fighting
obesity. Ochsner J. 2014 Fall; 14(3):460-513. Richard Deichmann,
MD. Travis Piattolim MS, RD, LDN. Randy Strassel, BA. Todd
Rosenthal, MD. David Pinckney, MBBS
November 2012 – December 2013, New Orleans, LA
Engaged as a research assistant in a study assessing the effect of a
90-day fitness program on body weight, waist-hip ratio, blood
pressure, heart rate, lipid profile and absenteeism rate over one
year.
● Currently involved in data acquisition phase of a quality
improvement project examining effectiveness of emergency
department shift evaluation surveys for emergency medicine
residents and areas for improvement.

Case Presentations/Lectures
July 2014 – Current, Baton Rouge, LA
● Tetanus/Rabies/Wound Care (Conference Lecture)
● Obstetric Emergencies (Conference Lecture)
● Pediatric Toxicology (Conference Case Presentation)
● Viral Syndromes (Conference Lecture)
● Acute Appendicitis (Morbidity and Mortality Lecture)
● Traumatic Cervical Dissection (ED Newsletter Submission)
● Outpatient Management of Venous Thromboembolism (ED
Newsletter Submission)

Professional Memberships

● American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
● American Academy of Emergency Physicians (AAEM)
● Emergency Medicine Residency Associations (EMRA)
● American College of Physicians (ACP)

Current Certifications

● Basic Life Support (BLS)
● Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
● Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
● Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
● Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)- Basic
Certification of Completion
● Apex Innovations- National Institute of Health Stroke
Scale (NIHSS) Certification

Licenses

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners
Graduate Education Temporary Permit (GETP)
June 2014-Present